There are 3 ways to get from Belfast to Kildare by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Red Cow LUAS  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Kildare Village 300

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Kildare, Kildare 726

$21 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Kildare 138.6 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Kildare, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Kildare via Dublin Airport, Red Cow LUAS, and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride in around 2 h 51 min.

Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Kildare Village
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Kildare, Kildare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast to Kildare?

The distance between Belfast and Kildare is 173 km. The road distance is 222 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to Kildare?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Kildare is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 3 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to Kildare?

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Kildare is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £21 - £35.

Is there a direct bus between Belfast and Kildare?

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Kildare. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Kildare Village via Dublin Airport and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Belfast to Kildare?

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Belfast to Kildare, including transfers.